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Neur/o, neur/i

Nervous system, nervous tissue, nerve

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Gli/o

Neuroglia

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Gangli/o, ganglion/o

Ganglion

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Mening/o, meninge/o

Meninges

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Myel/o

Spinal cord (also bone marrow)

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Radicul/o

Spinal nerve root

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Encephal/o

Brain

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Cerebr/o

Cerebrum (loosely, brain)

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Cortic/o

Cerebral cortex, outer portion

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Cerebell/o

Cerebellum

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Thalam/o

Thalamus

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Ventricul/o

Cavity, ventricle

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Medull/o

Medulla oblongata (also spinal cord)

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Psych/o

Mind

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Narc/o

Stupor, unconsciousness

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Somn/o, somn/i

Sleep

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-phasia

Speech

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-lalia

Speech, babble

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-lexia

Reading

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-plegia

Paralysis

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-paresis

Partial paralysis, weakness

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-lepsy

Seizure

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-phobia

Persistent, irrational fear

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-mania

Excited state, obsession